Essays Tagged: "Petitioner"

Independent Adoption vs. Agency-Assisted Adoption. Description of both types of adoption, gives pros and cons for each type, better informs people about state regulations regarding adoption.

less they have been judicially deprived of custody or declared unfit.The party wishing to adopt, or petitioner, must bring a petition of adoption before the proper state court. The petition must conta ... n the consents of the necessary parties, as well as other information. Most states require that the petitioner be an adult, although there is generally no requirement that he or she be married. If the ...

(10 pages) 221 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The court case of Tinker Vs. Des Moines.

Tinker v. Des MoinesPetitioners, three public school pupils in Des Moines, Iowa, were suspended from school for wearing ... ring black armbands to protest the Government's policy in Vietnam.John F. Tinker, 15 years old, and petitioner Christopher Eckhardt, 16 years old, attended high schools in Des Moines, Iowa. Petitioner ... wearing black armbands during the holiday season and by fasting on December 16 and New Year's Eve. Petitioners and their parents had previously engaged in similar activities, and they decided to part ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Delegation of Legislative Authority by Congress

Delegation of Legislative Authority by CongressCasesIn the case of Field v. Clark, 143 U.S. 649, petitioner, Marshall Field & Co., et al., was subjected to taxes on imported merchandise under t ... oved to the Supreme Court of the United States.In the case of Yakus v. United States, 321 U.S. 414, petitioner, Yakus, et al., was convicted by the District Court for Massachusetts for violating sec's ...

(13 pages) 115 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Whitfield, David v. U.S.

tfield and Hall were members of the executive board of the Greater Ministries International Church. Petitioner Hall was the president, pastor, and an elder. And petitioner Whitfield was the treasurer, ... d an elder. And petitioner Whitfield was the treasurer, financial advisor, and also an elder. These petitioners were convicted of federal conspiracy and fraud charges including mail fraud, wire fraud, ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Jackson, Roderick v. Birmingham Board of Education

Education, saying that he was the victim of retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination. 'Petitioner alleged that the respondent retaliated against him, and that such retaliation violates Ti ... h retaliation violates Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.'4 The district court dismissed petitioner's complaint, holding that Title IX does not create a private cause of action for retaliat ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

VW Vs. Boroff

ns during the course of this class.This case involves the dress policy at Van Wert High School. The petitioner, Nicolas Boroff wore a Marilyn Manson t-shirt to school and was asked to change the shirt ...

(4 pages) 519 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brown v. Board of Eductaion

over time. You can trace this change through three documents, the Harlan dissent to Plessy (1896), Petitioner's Brief to Sweatt v. Painter (1950), and Appellants' Brief and Appendix to Brown v. Board ... that all people would be seen as equal under the law, he just was not sure how or when. The Petitioner's Brief to Sweatt v. Painter came fifty-four years later, but still had the same underlyi ...

(4 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dolan v. City of Tigard Brief

granted one with conditions imposed by the City Planning Commission (CDC).The CDC required that the petitioner dedicate a portion of her property lying within the “100-year floodplain” for i ... of land adjacent to floodplain to be used as a bicycle and pedestrian walkway.Procedural HistoryThe petitioner requested variances from CDC standards and was denied. The Oregon Court of Appeals affirm ...

(1 pages) 3 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases